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thinkpositive - Friday Oct 24, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

Good Morning-

Progress, I slept until 6 today!

Yesterday was interesting. I had a homebaked muffin while I was at a meeting. Actually thought long & hard about it and decided that yes, I do want it and in the end it was very good. But the interesting thing is that I did have those awful cravings during the day- you know the ones where you're looking for something but in my case it doesn't exist in the house thank goodness so I settled on a pear. Just a reminder to me to stay away from food with flour & sugar.

Yesterday- B- fruit smoothie - almond milk, about a cup of fruit-frozen and 1/2 banana, about a T of yogurt, and T of flax seeds. L- turkey, lowfat cheese D- chicken, sweet potato Snacks- muffin, cashews, glass of wine, T of peanuttbutter, 2 small cookies, pear Around 1400 -1500 calories

Exercise- Zumba Todays challenges- going out forbreakfast with friends - going to have my breakfast smoothie at home with just a little fruit and then have fruit &cup of coffee at breakfast

Need to incease my water

Have a great day!

museumgirl on 10/24/2014:
I think you are right about the sugar. After almost 3 months without any sugar, I had those meringues, and it seriously made me crave more sugar, and food in general. No more sugar for me! Have a good day!

puddles on 10/24/2014:
Congrats on only having a pear. Have a great day.

skinnygrlwithin on 10/24/2014:
I was telling Puddles, studies show that sugar is more addictive than cocaine! So yes stay away from processed sugar and flour! They're evil! Eating unprocessed has shown me how processed everything is!!

biscottibody59 on 10/25/2014:
You seem to be doing well staying on top of things--keep up the good work!

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thinkpositive - Thursday Oct 23, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

good Morning-

Up at a ridiculous time. It is pretty normal for me though. Last night the stormy weather kept me awake also so will be a bit sleep deprived today.

Food yesterday- B- fruit smoothie L- turkey , low fat cheese, tomato D- chicken, butternut squash, broccoli Snacks- 3 pieces of chocolate, some almonds, banana, grapes, yogurt, glass of wine I've been tracking my calories on Lose It and am around 1200-1300 calories & the majority of them are in my snacks. Not sure if that is a good idea.

Exercise- not really but did the five Tibetans exercises- the first one is spinning around !! then a few floor exercises-more like stretching or yoga like exercises. Found them in a book so decided to give hem a try on a daily basis

Scale is moving but not as fast as I would like. However, I am eating healthy, don't miss the bread, and don't have any cravings for junk food & the sense of having my eating in control is worth a lot to me. I know I could lose faster with fewer carbs but know that a very lowcarb diet doesn't agree with me.

Have a good day!

museumgirl on 10/23/2014:
Have a great day. Feeling in control is a great feeling, I know it helps me to stay on track, too :)

puddles on 10/23/2014:
Wishing you the best take care.

skinnygrlwithin on 10/23/2014:
It looks like you're doing amazing! Great food choices... and I wouldn't worry about the snacks so much... they're healthy snacks... and the almonds (which were probably the highest) are giving you much needed healthy fat! Keep up the great work!

thinkpositive on 10/24/2014:
Thanks for the feed back. You've always been supportive.

biscottibody59 on 10/23/2014:
Glad you're feeling good about things! I've heard of the 5 Tibetans--hope it does your body good!

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thinkpositive - Monday Oct 20, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

A decent day. B- fruit smoothie L- cr of mushroom soup& salad D- small serving rice, chicken curry Snacks- 3 pieces of chocolate, glass of wine, Cashews

Exercise- 45 min walk

Lunch was out at a restaurant so not sure how healthy it was. Menu said 150 calories on the salad but it tasted like a lot more.

museumgirl on 10/21/2014:
still sounds like healthy food. :)

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thinkpositive - Monday Oct 20, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

Hi, Let's just say Good-bye to the weekend & hello to a more normal routine.

No real damage done , but also also didn't make any progress.

Will report back tomorrow on food & exercise.

Have a good strart to the week!

puddles on 10/20/2014:
Yes a new day a new beginning. Have a great day.

Destiny65 on 10/20/2014:
I always seem to do better in a normal routin too. Have a good Monday.

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thinkpositive - Saturday Oct 18, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

Good morning,

Yesterday was a decent day . B - fruit smoothie L- turkey , cheese D- chicken w some pasta & salad S- pear, string cheese, biscotti

Exercise- weights & abs class at gym

I must not know how to interpret a menu because I thought I was getting a piece of roast chiken with pasta on the side but instead it was a dish with pasta with a sauce & pieces of chicken mixed in. I did the best I could picking out the chicken & had a small portion of pasta. It was tasty though . Next time I'll ask questions.

By the way, you're all invited to my party. It will be in 3 lbs so stay tuned. Dress will be casual but wear a party hat!

Today's challenges: I am baking blond brownies to bring to an event. I can't even have a taste ! I am not a person who can have just one brownie or cookie so no tastings allowed. ( I would buy a dessert but it's a bake sale...)

Dinner out again so need to be better at ordering.

Have a super day!

OhioRaven on 10/18/2014:
Keep up the exercise. HaveaGreatDay !

puddles on 10/18/2014:
Menus are not always clear as to what the dish really is. Have fun at the bake sale.

biscottibody59 on 10/18/2014:
I'm ready for your party:-)

Sorry about the mess-up on your food order--I'm the one who would probably have sent it back!

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thinkpositive - Friday Oct 17, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

Good morning,

Did well yesterday until mid afternoon & then I was starving! Yesterday- B- fruit smoothie, L- turkey, string cheese. D - steak, eng muffin, green beans Snacks- 2 pieces chocolate, small bag of smart food popcorn, too many almonds ! , 1 1/2 bananas, T peanut butter

Exercise- Zumba

Today - going for vegetables instead of nuts

The good news is that the scale was down 2 lbs so now I'm where I was before vacation.

Challenges today: 1. Eat more vegetables 2. Plan my meal at restaurant for dinner.

Have a great day!

OhioRaven on 10/17/2014:
I think you're getting back on track, TP. Your Zumba sounds good. HaveaHealthyDay !

museumgirl on 10/17/2014:
At least your splurge was healthy stuff. Have a great day. I love almonds, too, but its easy to eat a ton of them!

puddles on 10/17/2014:
Good job for getting back down to the original weight. Have a great day.

animob on 10/17/2014:
I love nuts but it's bad for my psirosis so is milk. Huhuhu... I did zumba on tuesday burned 700+ cals. I love the fact that it's fun and won't give you sore the next day and the best part ir burns a lot of calories! :)

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thinkpositive - Thursday Oct 16, 2014
(Eating healthy, watching carbs, exercise)
Weight: 0.0

So getting back into the swing of things but not there 100% . Did drop one of the vacation pounds so that's positive. Yesterday- B - fruit smoothie w/ almond milk, L- chili, D- swordfish, 1/2 baked potato, salad. Snack- almonds, chocolate Need to watch my portions when it comes to snacking!

Exercise- not good in this area- too many meetings and volunteer work! But definitely going to the gym today!

Trying to catch up with your posts. Have a great day!

OhioRaven on 10/16/2014:
Have a Great Day, TP.

puddles on 10/16/2014:
It takes time to get back into our routine. Have a great day.

museumgirl on 10/16/2014:
Congrats on the pound lost. Have a great day.

Destiny65 on 10/16/2014:
Vacation pound to the curb! Yay you!

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thinkpositive - Monday Oct 13, 2014
(counting calories, exercise, eat heart healthy)
Weight: 0.0

Hi- Back from my amazing trip including great safari . Good news is that I gained just 2 lbs which I hope to lose this week . Back to counting carbs and eating healthy food. Hope all is well with DD friends!

museumgirl on 10/13/2014:
Welcome back!

puddles on 10/13/2014:
Welcome back.

OhioRaven on 10/13/2014:
Did you Bag any tasty animals on safari ?

thinkpositive on 10/16/2014:
Saw incredible animals- elephants, giraffes, leopards, kudos, rhinos! Quite the experience!

biscottibody59 on 10/13/2014:
Sounds good!

Destiny65 on 10/14/2014:
Glad your trip was great!

thinkpositive - Friday Sep 26, 2014
(counting calories, exercise, eat heart healthy)
Weight: 0.0


Have been maintaining & watching my carbs. it will be harder on my trip but now that I've been over three weeks without bread I think I can continue. Last night I went out for dinner and my friend had bread & I didn't have a problem leaving it alone. I'm looking forward to finding out what fruits are popular in South Africa. Will try to log in while I'm away.

Destiny65 on 09/26/2014:
Your fruit search should be interesting. Enjoy your time there!

OhioRaven on 09/26/2014:
Have a good trip and have fun.

museumgirl on 09/26/2014:
Have a great trip. I'm sure you can stay focused!

puddles on 09/26/2014:
I am sure you will figure it out on your trip. Have a great day.

biscottibody59 on 09/26/2014:
Good going with the bread--enjoy your time away!

Maria7 on 09/29/2014:
Hope you have a good trip. Good on the bread. :-)

thinkpositive - Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
(counting calories, exercise, eat heart healthy)
Weight: 0.0

An Ok day but not totally in control. No real harm done but a few too many snacks. Breakfast- smoothie, lunch- turkey, cheese, tomato, dinner, corn chicken, squash snacks - almonds, apple, pear, carrots, peanut butter, beer.

Exercise- Zumba, gardening

Leaving for a 2 week trip to South Africa in 2 days. Excited!

museumgirl on 09/23/2014:
Well, they all sound like healthy snacks. Have a great trip!

puddles on 09/23/2014:
Have a great time in South Africa.

Destiny65 on 09/24/2014:
South Africa trip? Sounds exciting! Have a great time!

biscottibody59 on 09/24/2014:
Safe travels--sounds like a great trip!

ps come back here and post when you get back--okay?

thinkpositive on 09/26/2014:
Yes, I will be back! Thanks!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 09/24/2014:
nice to read all those fruits and veggies!

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